Current as of: 2013
(1) From the appropriation under s. 20.370 (5) (aw), the department shall provide one grant of $85,000 in each fiscal year, beginning with fiscal year 2000-01, to a nonstock, nonprofit corporation that is described under section 501 (c) (3) or (4) of the Internal Revenue Code and organized in this state if the corporation meets all of the following requirements:
(a) The corporation is exempt from taxation under section 501 (a) of the Internal Revenue Code.
(b) The corporation was created to accept and to utilize private contributions made to protect and enhance the state's natural resources.
(2) A corporation receiving a grant under sub. (1) shall use the grant to do all of the following:
(a) Encourage private corporations and other private entities to undertake activities, including the contribution of money, that encourage management and restoration of the state's endangered wild animals, wild plants and natural communities.
(b) Encourage private corporations and other private entities to engage in land management practices that protect and preserve natural resources.
(c) Provide grants to nonprofit and other groups to encourage education, restoration and management activities to enhance the state's natural resources.
Questions & Answers: Conservation
U.S. Code Provisions: Conservation